tandem repeat

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repeat

 [rĕ-pēt´]
something done or occurring more than once, particularly over and over.
long terminal r's identical nucleotide sequences occurring at each end of a proviral genome or a transposon and believed to be essential for integration of the molecule into host DNA.
tandem repeat appearance of two or more identicle segments close to each other within a strand of DNA.

tandem repeat

appearance of two or more identical segments close to each other within a strand of DNA.

tandem repeat

A short segment of DNA that includes duplicated genetic material.
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Chlamydia psittaci strain B was isolated in chicken egg embryos and typed by multilocus sequence variable number of tandem repeats analysis, multilocus sequence typing, and ompA gene sequencing as a CP3-like strain.
According to Ahlstrom, the cards deliver an ideal solution for a wide range of applications including Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), real-time PCR and short tandem repeats (STR) analysis.
During the comparison of the generated genome with the current reference genome, the team also found that an underrepresentation of tandem repeats was systematically observed in the human reference genome including an exonic expansion in apoliprotein (LPA).
Human telomeric DNA consists of thousands of tandem repeats of guanine-rich sequences, terminating the chromosomes.
Results of spoligotyping (Ocimum Biosolutions, Hyderabad, India) and 24-loci mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units (MIRU) typing and variable number tandem repeats (VNTR) analysis (MIRU-VNTR Typing kit; GenoScreen, Lille, France) were identical for all 5 isolates; the isolates were shown to belong to the Beijing lineage (1).
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) scans a DNA sample for at least 13 short tandem repeats (STRs).
These techniques include targets, such as TTC (7,8) rpoT (9-12) and variable number of tandem repeats (VNTRs) (13-16).
Detection of lymphocyte chimerism in skin and GI biopsy by amplification of short tandem repeats by PCR.
After an overview of the role of sex chromosomes in evolution and human diseases, research chapters cover topics such as the role of extrachromosomal elements in human leukemia cells, and alternative splicing transcripts affected by junction tandem repeats in the human genome.
Examples of repetitive sequences not easily analyzed with microarrays include short tandem repeats (STRs) and the numerous differentially labeled amplicons produced in a multiplex PCR analysis.
Analysis of what is called short tandem repeats - which is the pattern of a person's DNA - allows us to build up a profile.
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis of highly polymorphic regions of DNA with variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR) and short tandem repeats (STR) has been gaining favor for its speed and ability to detect small amounts of DNA.